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All ABOARD – GET TO KNOW ECHUCA’S PADDLESTEAMER FLEET

21/05/2020

Cruise into the charming riverside town of Echuca and there’s one thing you’ll immediately notice, paddlesteamers… and lots of ‘em! Their loud foghorns draw your attention to the Port of Echuca where you’ll quickly step back in time to discover what riverboat life was all about. Discovery Parks - Echuca...

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Local Fishing Secrets from a Pro in Forster, NSW

21/05/2020

Did you know that Forster and Tuncurry in the Barrington Coast region of New South Wales is one of the state’s favourite places to fish? Avid anglers will love the local waterways and beaches to cast a line and bring home the catch of the day! We caught up with...

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Explore Pambula Beach by Foot

21/05/2020

Boy, what can we say? The shores of Pambula Beach sure are absolutely beautiful and all within walking distance from Discovery Parks – Pambula Beach. It’s no wonder our guests queue up to visit this popular park! Ben Boyd National Park wraps around the park and securely frames Pambula Beach...

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WALK WARRNAMBOOL WITH JANET & JACK

20/05/2020

Located right on the Great Ocean Road, the city of Warrnambool brings the sights; a breathtaking coastline, a glimpse of a southern right whale and a vibrant community to explore. Janet and her rescue dog Jack have been doing just that and taking in the view by foot and paw...

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HAVE A WHALE OF A TIME AT HERVEY BAY

20/05/2020

It seems like we’re not the only ones looking forward to a holiday, meet the oh so famous Humpback Whales on their annual migration to the Fraser Coast. You’re guaranteed to sight these magnificent mammals between mid-July and mid-October so book in a stay with the team at Discovery Parks...

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Best of the Barrington Coast in Forster NSW

19/05/2020

New South Wales’s mid-north coast is famous for its stunning beaches, waterways and national parks and Discovery Parks – Forster is right in the heart of it all! You’ll find Forster on the Barrington Coast, just three and a half hours north of Sydney. Spend your stay soaking up the...

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The 10 Best Things to do in Yeppoon QLD and Surrounds

13/05/2020

Who better to recommend the best activities and experiences that Queensland’s Yeppoon region has to offer than the team at Discovery Parks – Coolwaters, Yeppoon? Our resident experts have compiled a list of their favourite local things to see and do to make sure you get the most out of...

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Holiday Park Etiquette – How to be a Carefree Caravan Camper

06/05/2020

Escaping the everyday norm with the lure of regional roads that lead to some of the most picturesque and remote locations in Australia is too great. However, well-planned holidays can quickly turn into horror stories when neighbouring holiday-makers don’t consider those around them (especially during peak travel periods). Whether you’re...

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First Time Nomads – How to Pick your Perfect Van

19/03/2020

A new intriguing destination awaits every week, sundowners with like-minded travellers are the nightly norm and, travel tips from friendly park managers keep extending your on-the-road plans. The nomad lifestyle sure sounds appealing!   Spending time getting to know your Aussie backyard is an exciting prospect. But, putting your city life...

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Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Mornington Hobart

10/03/2020

Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Mornington Hobart   Just 10 minutes from Hobart, in the shadow of Mount Rumney, Discovery Parks - Mornington Hobart provides easy access to main roads, the airport, the beach and a heap of tourist attractions. Tiptoe through local history, get up close...

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Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Cradle Mountain

06/03/2020

Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Cradle Mountain   With its majestic stone fireplaces and log cabins on the edge of a world-heritage listed national park, Discovery Parks – Cradle Mountain is the perfect base camp for all the epic outdoor adventures this region has to offer. Balance...

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Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Eden

04/03/2020

Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Eden Location. Location. Location. One of Australia’s premier coastal wilderness areas provides prime real estate for our holiday park on the Sapphire Coast; Discovery Parks – Eden. It’s a gem of a location, with our holiday park halfway between Melbourne and...

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Top Parks & Discovery Parks - Say G'DAY to an Aussie Travel Partnership with Rewards

28/02/2020

Sausage and bread. Kath and Kim. Green and gold. Kylie and Jason. Vegemite and toast.   Some of the great Aussie partnerships in history and, another iconic duo has been added to the long list - Discovery Parks and Top Parks – well, we think so at least!We’re often asked; “Are...

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STAY LOCAL FOR SCHOOLIES WITH DISCOVERY PARKS

25/02/2020

No more pencils, no more books, no more teachers’ dirty looks, when the teacher rings the bell, pack your bags and run … straight to Discovery Parks to start your schoolies vacation!  Here in Australia, Schoolies on the Gold Coast is the mecca of post-school celebrations. But, why limit yourself...

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SCHOOL’S OUT – PACKING ESSENTIALS FOR SCHOOLIES

25/02/2020

It may just be the beginning of the school year but exams and securing a good ATAR are the furthest thing from the minds of year 12 students, as they’re no doubt already daydreaming about their schoolies getaway with no alarms, no schedule, no assignments, no deadlines, no parents!    The...

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Discovery Parks & Top Parks – Say G’DAY to an Aussie Travel Partnership with Rewards

21/02/2020

Sausage and bread. Kath and Kim. Green and gold. Kylie and Jason. Vegemite and toast.   Some of the great Aussie partnerships in history and, another iconic duo has been added to the long list - Discovery Parks and Top Parks – well, we think so at least!We’re often asked; “Are...

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Explore Tasmania from Coast to Coast with a Discovery Parks Road Trip

19/02/2020

Find world-class wilderness, culture and memories to last a lifetime on a Discovery Parks Tasmanian Road Trip  Road trips are as much about a moment in time as the places you visit and the people you travel with – and, like aromas, obscure places on the road-to-somewhere can evoke strong...

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Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do at Adelaide Beachfront

10/02/2020

Discovery Directory: Discovery Parks – Adelaide Beachfront There’s so much to See, Do & Eat in Adelaide and it’s all easy to access with a Stay at Discovery Parks – Adelaide Beachfront. One of the few metro parks in our network, Adelaide Beachfront is a short 30-minute drive from the...

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Rediscover Jindabyne: A Year-Round Adventure

04/02/2020

Rediscover Jindabyne: A Year-Round Adventure Bet you think Discovery Parks - Jindabyne is all about the perfect snow adventure. You’d be right but, you’d also be missing out on a summer wonderland! There’s plenty to see and do once the snow melts away. Summer in Jindabyne becomes the perfect landscape...

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Love is in the Air with these Romantic Glamping Getaways

21/01/2020

Stargazing sets the tone for romance and Discovery Parks sets the tone for glamping. Make time for the great outdoors and each other this Valentine’s Day with a glamping getaway at Discovery Parks. Want to get close to nature but aren’t a “roughing it” kind of person? Looking for a...

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Recovery and Resilience – The True-Blue Aussie Spirit

15/01/2020

Ways to Open your Wallet and Heart to Regional Communities in Need It’s no secret that our regional communities are doing it tough and that the outpour of generosity has been overwhelming during this time of need. Community Spirit is at an all-time high but, wouldn’t it be great if...

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The Essentials for Your Australia Day Long Weekend

09/01/2020

What does every Australia Day Long Weekend need? A holiday; A sing-along playlist and; A true-blue Aussie BBQ! We like to K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple Stupid), there’s no need to over pack the car, we have all your essentials covered in-park for an epic Australia Day Long Weekend – think...

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From Sand Dunes to Discovery - Hip Hip Hooray to Robe’s 50th Birthday!

09/01/2020

Over 150 guests reminisced and rediscovered happy holiday memories with a stay at Discovery Parks – Robe on Saturday 21st December 2019 to celebrate our holiday park’s 50th Birthday. A very special event was organised to mark the holiday park’s half century and the big bash included everything you would...

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Your 2020 Travel Guide with Discovery Parks

30/12/2019

The new year has just started, and have you already muttered the words “this year I’m going to travel more”?  Us too, which is why we've put together this month-by-month guide to inspire you and get you out there exploring your backyard this year.  Give yourself something to look forward...

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5 reasons why travel is the best thing to spend your tax return on

18/07/2019

As tax time is here and we wait for the exciting moment that our bank accounts become a little healthier with a refund it's time to think about what you will do with your new found cash. Will you save it? Will you put it towards a big ticket item...

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